Registered Practical Nurse 

Job Description

The Registered Practical Nurse provides professional nursing care to clients following established nursing care plans and practices and required medical care.

Job Type: Part-time and Full-time 

  1. To assess client home care needs, initiate visits, and the development of an appropriate plan of care that identifies care objectives and anticipated outcomes as applicable;

  2. To conduct follow-up visits/calls with clients to ensure the service provided meets the client's needs and adheres to Arcadia Home Care quality standards;

  3. To participate in the implementation of administrative policies and procedures relating to safe and effective client care;

  4. To assist in a recruit, train, developing, supervising & performance managing staff

  5. To plan and organize orientations and in-service education programs;

  6. To promote Arcadia Home Care through visiting referral sources, community involvement, committee participation, and events;

  7. To act as a clinical resource for staff;

  8. To lead/attend regular staff meetings and foster teamwork;

  9. To address work-related issues and keep staff updated on new information affecting client home care;

  10. To respond on time to complaints, compliments, and any discrepancies, and ensure effective resolution as required;

  11. To collaborate with multidisciplinary team members as appropriate: physicians, community agencies, home support providers, etc.;

  12. To maintain an effective working relationship with the directors, managers, and coordinators, and relay relevant facts regarding clients and client home care staff;

  13. To evaluate care delivery to ensure the service provided meets the client's needs, service purchaser's contractual requirements, and the company's quality standards;

  14. To consult and participate in Client Care Conferences as needed to ensure high-quality care;

  15. To maintain current certification for Basic Cardiac Life Support & current registration in good standing with the provincial regulatory body;

  16. To establish staffing patterns/volumes that promote safe, quality client care;

  17. To ensure that professional, high-quality standards are maintained by all staff providing care;

  18. To promote staff development and provide an opportunity for continuing education;

  19. To uphold and promote the organization's values and philosophy relating particularly to ethics, morality, and integrity as set out in Arcadia Home Care's Code of Conduct; and 

  20. To complete all other tasks as assigned.


  • PSW/RPN/RN Certificate or equivalent from a recognized educational institution

  • Updated Vulnerable Sector Check

  • Valid First Aid/CPR certification

  • Current Medical TB Clearance

  • Available to work flexible hours (Multiple shifts available)

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills

  • (Fluent in English – oral and written)

  • Sound judgment, problem-solving, and observation abilities

  • Assertive and can come with a plan to engage the client.

  • Empathetic to the clients' needs

  • Must understand the basics of good sanitation and sterile techniques to avoid infection or the spread of contagious illness

  • Experience in dealing with Dementia and Alzheimer's is an asset.

How to Apply

Arcadia Home Care is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage all candidates who have the right mix of skills, abilities, and passion for excellence to apply.

Please email a detailed resume at or for the quickest response fill out our application form here.